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a brighter future for kenyan schoolchildren. >>and how adventure sports are making splash in india. >>extreme india... and the rest in just a moment on world business... >>reporter: around 85% of people in the world now pay to use a mobile phone, and in countries like kenya, where politics & geography can be a serious impediment to the roll out of fixed line internet connections, the mobile phone is playing an increasingly vital role. >>kenya is now a country connected. >>an astounding 99% of the internet traffic in kenya is done through mobile operators. >>there are 22 million mobile subscribers and although only 15% have mobile internet, even the humble text message is having a dramatic effect. >>if i want to maybe get the raw materials or maybe manure i can order them via my phone and i'll get them supplied. i can also pay whatever i have purchased, if it is the fertilisers, or the pesticides all of them. >>reporter: 31 million kenyans have no bank account, so the ability to buy and sell goods in even the most remote areas through person-to-person sms money transfers has made a huge differ
on russia and india, and there are demands for lower trade restrictions. >> terrace have to be lowered in countries such as -- tariffs have to be lowered in countries such as india. >> german cacar makers are investing in the development of fuel-efficient models. more and more consumers, especially in urban areas, are choosing greener cars. the german automotive industry has been working tords the development of alternative injuns. >> it is an intensive endeavor. alternative engines include fuel cell and hydrogen as well. we're working on all of these. no one knows which of these technologies will be the most economical. >> that is why german car makers are investing in research and development. >> of the months ago, the ceo of deutsche telecom said he was serious about putting women in top positions in any company. two women have been appointed to the management board. one is of former kinsey executive, and a former state education minister has been appointed to the board position overseeing human resources. up until now, the eight-person board was exclusively composed of men. and ont
market share in india's flat television mark fret 2 to 15% in three years. targets a 10% shar personal computers. >>> and new a recap of the latest market figures. >>> that is all for now in business news. back to catherine. >> thanks very much. japan's safety administration says that power companies will conduct stress tests. the move follows thursday's approval by the nuclear safety commission of the agency's revised stress plant. they will have computer simulations to see how the reactors would with stand earthquakes and tsunami and loss of power. there is an evaluation of the combined influences of simultaneous quake and tsunami as well as effectiveness of the previous measurements the test will be required before facilities can restart reactors that have been off line for regular safety inspection. the deadline for the tests and length of time for the agency to assess results has yet to be determined. >>> time tore newsline's weekly watch segment. we go over the information about the ongoing crisis at the fukushima daiichi plant. it has been about three months since tepco announce
, india, and russia. sales actlly dropped in germany, but they expect strong growth in the second half of the year had it is on drive to achieve a sales record of 1.3 million vehicles this year. the stock market shrugged off the weaker than domestic sales data. our correspondent who says the summary of trading from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> they spilled water into the wine, but overall, investors have been content with the numbers. the have been a few gainers here today. the reported numbers, general motors, have more cars expected before. that was not able to raise the move in general. after wall street started in negative territory, the also tracked down the markets here in frankfurt. there were various love games that we have seen on monday. >> we can stay for a closer look at the market numbers. the much-changed. they and the day in negative territory at 2850. markets there back in action after a long holiday weekend. ) much flack, market's closing about of the to go. and the value of one u.s. dollar, 4418. the former french finance minister has formally taken over as the ne
. we had our reasons for abstaining. together with india, brazil, china, and russia -- the decision has now been made. we continue to stand by our resolve that germany will not send any combat troops as part of a military mission in libya. >> germany's preing for a seat on the security council, is that realistic? >> it isn't so much about germany or europe's wish for a permanent seat on the security council. reforming the united nations is primarily about adapting the architecture of the un to reality. the current makeup of the security council and of the united nations itself largely reflects the distribution of power and the political situation at the end of world wawar ii. the fact that latin america has no permanent representation on the security council, that africa has no permanent representative, that asia is so unr-represented, these things are no less significant than our offer as germans to take on more permanent responsibility on the security council.. >> the german foreign minister, thank you very m much r talking to us. that has been our "in depth." you can logon to our web
india hopes to generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity from its nuclear plants. seven of which are under construction. mean while, organizations raised concern about the safety and security of nuclear plants and the black drop of the fukushima daiichi nuclear crisis. tradesing on its border is expected to increase by 30% compared to last year. recently lifting a ban on 15 items including food products, a senior thai customs official said on wednesday the valley of goods trade et at the post could increase by millions of dollars as result. previously banned items such as instant noodles, fresh fruit, liquor, canned goods and cigarettes are very popular in the neighboring countries. >>> world famous basketball star yam ming announced his retirement. he fractured his foot last year. with 2.9 meter star plays for agts seasons in the national basketball association and became china's most known athlete abroad. he vows to continue his social work. he has donated millions to build schools and basketball courts around china. >> a look at your weather for east asia. we are looking at th
india. at least 37 people were killed and more than 30 injured when a train rammed into a bus in utar pradesh on thursday. a senior police official said the bus was carrying 68 members of a wedding party. state-run indian railways carries around 14 million passengers every day, but has a patchy safety record due to aging infrastructure and insufficient safety measures. >>> a fire at a coal mine in east china's shandong province left at least 28 miners missing. government officials say the 91 miners were trapped when an air compression device 255 meters underground caught fire on wednesday. rescue workers and firefighters have saved 63 of the miners, but thick smoke is hampering the operation. an investigation has been launched to find the cause of the accident. >>> the iranian military concluded ten days of weapons drills on wednesday. the exercises were aimed attesting the efficacy of a number of surface-to-sea missiles. a military spokesman said the islamic revolutionary guard corps fired short and medium ranged missiles from the southern port of jask in the persian gulf. undergroun
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